Sailing Yachts and YarnsSailing Yachts and Yarns



The hose was flicking her around the cabin like a rag doll while jetting hundreds of gallons of Iceland’s purest water over the cushions, books, charts and everything else in reach.” Tom Cunliffe Learned to Sail the Hard Way.

Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: *Wiley Nautical

ISBN: 1119992834

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“Nobody captures the magic of sail or conveys the lessons of seamanship like Tom. He’s one of sailing’s great raconteurs.” David Glenn, Editor, Yachting World Tom Cunliffe, star of BBC TV’s The Boats That Built Britain, is also Britain’s leading sailing writer. Here he shares a collection of his most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of his funniest, wisest and most thought-provoking writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly. Tom’s regular column for this premier sailing magazine gives him free reign to explore a wide range of topics. His love of language and sense of humour shine through as he recalls the wealth of sinners and saints he has met on docksides from Southampton to South America, Greenwich to Greenland and Newtown to New York. Tom has a gift for capturing the magic of sail and finding pearls of practical wisdom in the most unlikely nautical adventures. He is also a great champion for all those who love the freedom of the seas and refuses to mince his words as he stands up to the bullies and bureaucrats that might clog the water with rules and red tape. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a lively miscellany of a wit, wisdom and wonder. It will make you laugh and make you think – and make you want to cast off to enjoy the delights of life afloat. Tom Cunliffe is a worldwide authority on sailing instruction and an expert on traditional craft. He is the author of more than 25 books and writes for Yachting Monthly, Yachting World and SAIL magazines.

Sailing Yachts YarnsSailing Yachts Yarns



Sailing, yachts and yarns / Tom Cunliffe. p. cm. Includes bibliographical
references and index. ISBN 978-1-119-99283-7 (cloth) 1. Sailing – Anecdotes. 2.
Sailing – Miscellanea. I. Title. GV811.C8725 2011 797.1'24 — dc22 2010054181
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Author: Tom Cunliffe

Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited

ISBN: 9781119999218

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Page: 256

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Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a selection of British sailing legend Tom Cunliffe's most entertaining, outspoken and instructive writing from the pages of Yachting Monthly magazine. Tom's regular column for this leading sailing magazine gives him free reign to explore a wide range of topics. He has a gift for capturing the magic of sail and finding pearls of practical wisdom in the most unlikely nautical adventures. Sailing, Yachts and Yarns is a wonderful miscellany of wit, wisdom and wonder. It will make you laugh and make you think - and make you want to cast off to enjoy the delights of life afloat.

BoatsenseBoatsense



"Veteran sailor and writer Doug Logan sets down a rare commonsense approach to boating and boat ownership, with an accumulation of observations and advice from a lifetime around a wide variety of boats.

Author: Doug Logan

Publisher: Seapoint Books

ISBN: 1732547017

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Well-known author and sailor, Doug Logan, sets down his rare commonsense approach to being on the water, with his accumulation of smart tricks from a lifetime of devotion to boating and sailing. In the warm voice of a deeply knowledgeable friend, Doug describes the thoughts of an experienced boat operator handling the boat as they head out into open water, like a cop on the beat, looking for trouble on the guages, in the ship channel, keeping the crew involved. He addresses the seamanship needed to safely and joyously operate a small boat. With a lifetime of experience on boats, Doug has his favorite and most basic must-haves on a boat, not necessarily the usual GPS or the radar: he has a knife close to hand, a selection of rope, a bucket, and he can inspire every sailor, even the saltiest dockrat, to know which simple tools to have aboard, on powerboats and sailboats alike. More than how-to go boating, Doug writes for people who love boats, particularly sailboats, and describes the skills and sensibilities that a life around boats can help develop--things like self-reliance, adaptability, a sense of balance between daring and humility, and an appreciation of our place in the grand scheme. His collection of yarns, prescriptions, lists, avowals, and explorations establishes a poetic reverence for the life in a small boat on the water.

Hunt room stories and yachting yarns by the author of Across country by Wanderer Hunt room stories and yachting yarns by the author of Across country by Wanderer



At last it dawned upon us that sailing vessels have to carry a red light on one side
and a green on the other when under way at night , and that we had neither , and
were therefore infringing the sailing regulations . Weel , ” remarked Andrew at ...

Author: Elim Henry D'Avigdor

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:590288046

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Page: 287

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YarnsYarns



Other yarns include the tale of an unlikely salvage operation in Ibiza, a strange rendezvous on the coast of Africa, and a coincidental meeting with one of America’s greatest cruising sailors.

Author: Tristan Jones

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 9781497603516

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Page: 272

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In Yarns, Tristan Jones tells how he began his writing career. He draws on his many adventures to evoke some of the memorable people he has met, and to describe some of the most beautiful cruising grounds in the world. He gives advice on everything from seamanship to dealing with local populations in remote places. Not to be missed is his marvelous evocation in the style of Conan Doyle as the mystery of the Mary Celeste is solved, or the Conrad-inspired story of a troubled steamship, Breakdown. Other yarns include the tale of an unlikely salvage operation in Ibiza, a strange rendezvous on the coast of Africa, and a coincidental meeting with one of America’s greatest cruising sailors.

Plain Yarns from the FleetPlain Yarns from the Fleet



There was a reward in seeing a spotlessly clean pulling or sailing boat , with its
sun bleached thwarts and non - painted wood work contrasting with the brilliant
white inside paintwork . The standing rigging and sails was our responsibility too
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Author: Charles Owen

Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing

ISBN: 0750907703

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Page: 212

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Through the use of numerous anecdotes, eyewitness accounts and reminiscences, archive material and published works, this book paints a broad and vivid picture of the Royal Navy during its twentieth-century heyday.

The Yacht SailorThe Yacht Sailor



About the Book Books about Water Sports include a range of activities from in water sports such as swimming, diving, and snorkeling; to on the water sports such as boating, sailing and waterskiing.

Author: Vanderdecken

Publisher: Trieste Publishing

ISBN: 0649737644

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Page: 206

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Trieste Publishing has a massive catalogue of classic book titles. Our aim is to provide readers with the highest quality reproductions of fiction and non-fiction literature that has stood the test of time. The many thousands of books in our collection have been sourced from libraries and private collections around the world.The titles that Trieste Publishing has chosen to be part of the collection have been scanned to simulate the original. Our readers see the books the same way that their first readers did decades or a hundred or more years ago. Books from that period are often spoiled by imperfections that did not exist in the original. Imperfections could be in the form of blurred text, photographs, or missing pages. It is highly unlikely that this would occur with one of our books. Our extensive quality control ensures that the readers of Trieste Publishing's books will be delighted with their purchase. Our staff has thoroughly reviewed every page of all the books in the collection, repairing, or if necessary, rejecting titles that are not of the highest quality. This process ensures that the reader of one of Trieste Publishing's titles receives a volume that faithfully reproduces the original, and to the maximum degree possible, gives them the experience of owning the original work.We pride ourselves on not only creating a pathway to an extensive reservoir of books of the finest quality, but also providing value to every one of our readers. Generally, Trieste books are purchased singly - on demand, however they may also be purchased in bulk. Readers interested in bulk purchases are invited to contact us directly to enquire about our tailored bulk rates.

YachtingYachting



Checks should be made out to the Treasurer of the United States . and when you
want LOA 40 ' , LWL 32 ' Beam 13 ' Draft 4'11 " , Headroom 6'4 " A Yachting Short
Yarn .. Naval Engagement While sailing on San Francisco Bay in our 20 ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015024306626

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The Marine ObserverThe Marine Observer



when most yachts were gaff - rigged cutters with long bow - sprits and few had
auxiliary motors , to the present - day accomplished yacht designer . Most of the
cruising yarns refer to the author's happy sailing grounds — the East Anglian
coast ...

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ISBN: UIUC:30112111593627

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The RudderThe Rudder



Phantom ships are found in the folklore of all maritime countries . The poetry and
prose that have recorded their appearance have pictured them as sailing vessels
. One seldom hears about sailing ships in the yarn of today's sailor . He can ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105015909281

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New YorkNew York



YACHT and sailing yachts that may also Every day of the week , our five be
chartered through us . ... Wool and linen suits by Harvé Benard and others , were
$ 200- $ 295 , now $ 89– $ 149 ; Harvé Benard linen or gabardine slacks and
skirts ...

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ISBN: NWU:35556018358531

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